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Air return grill

It's unconditionally imperative to appropriately choose a correctly configured air return grill for a cabin, lodge, ranch, or farmhouse. Initially you'll want to consider whether the air return vent cover is located on the floor, wall, or ceiling. Ceiling locations are usually easiest to configure because of absence of foot traffic and also there aren't any baseboard moldings that can cause issues. If an air return grill is on the floor you'll want to ask yourself how much foot traffic it is likely to get, comparing that with it's enormity and whether it is a square shape or rectangular. Generally, longer skinnier rectangle shapes have considerably additional structural integrity so if you are at the occasion of creating a new opening on the floor give strong consideration to that shape if possible. Foot traffic, size, and shape are not the only important things to think about. Adequate air flow is also important and may or may not be a problem depending upon many factors such as the number of cubic feet in the structure and how many other air returns exist and what their open area is approximately. The best thing to do is to give us a call and we can ask you a few questions and come up with reasonable recommendations that will simplify your decision making.

Air return vent cover considerations

One common location for an air return vent cover is on the wall, but between the baseboards. This can be a good location visually, and it also has the added benefit of being able to offer large amount of airflow but since it isn't on the floor you don't have to worry about whether it can hold up to people walking on it. But there is one fly in the ointment. Usually there is a baseboard along the wall and a gap in which the unit must fit perfectly and neither be too wide or too narrow. Furthermore, a certain thickness may be important. And to make matters more confusing it is possible that it may need to be sloping and wider at the bottom to cover a portion of the floor that has been cut out. We have good solutions for this situation, but once again it is best to call us to discuss as it can be a little complicated sometimes.